The provincial Liberals announced this week that it is cancelling plans to sign contracts for up to 1,000 megawatts of power from solar, wind and other renewable energy sources to help keep rates down for consumers. BARRIE EXAMINER FILE PHOTO

Liberal move a 'harsh call'

Hydro consumers won’t be forking over an additional couple of bucks after an announcement from the provincial Liberal government on Tuesday.

Alliston native Deanne Rose heads up field with the ball during an international friendly match, held in Toronto this past summer. PAUL GIAMOU/CANADA SOCCER

Canada's rising star

Four years ago, when the Canadian women’s soccer team defeated France to win Olympic bronze, Deanne Rose was just 13 years old.